In honor of the Day of “Star Wars” (May the 4th be with you) we release a special composite podcast in which three scientists talk about different aspects of the universe created by Lucas from a scientific point of view.
On the psychological portrait of Darth Vader
Why did Anakin Skywalker move to the dark side? Through what changes has passed his personality and what has formed Darth Vader? What makes him so cute for spectators as a villain? Clinical psychologist Denis Bukin talks about one of the main characters of “Star Wars”.
About how to create a lightsaber
Why to create a light sword rather fit a plasma than a laser? What do the Light Sword and Death Star have in common? Where can I buy kaiber crystals? The physicist Artem Martynenko thinks about the technologies that would be useful for creating weapons from the Star Wars.
About midichlorians in human cells
How is energy synthesized in the living world? What do the midichlorians and mitochondria have in common? How is the Force related to glucose? Genetic physician Irina Zhigulina compares the discoveries of modern biology with the theory of Force in Star Wars.